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  • FPL rates to dip in January

    FPL rates to dip in January
    The electric bill for a typical South Florida household in South Florida will dip by about $2 per month starting in January. The Florida Public Service Commission on Wednesday approved lower rates proposed by Florida Power & Light Co. The rate plan will...
  • More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says

    More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says
    More than 5 million Californians — most of them in Los Angeles and Kern counties — live near an oil or gas well, and expanding drilling in the state could increase their exposure to health risks, according to a report released Wednesday by a...
  • Nelson Bunker Hunt, famed Texas oilman, dies at 88

    Nelson Bunker Hunt, famed Texas oilman, dies at 88
    DALLAS - Nelson Bunker Hunt, the wildcatter who surpassed the legacy of his father, H.L. Hunt, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at Dallas assisted living center. He was 88. Hunt outdid his father in creating and losing fortunes through titanic...
  • China overseas direct investment seen rising 10 percent a year

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's overseas direct investment is projected to rise at least 10 percent annually for the next five years, a trend that will soon make the country a net capital exporter, a senior commerce ministry official said on Wednesday. "It's...
  • Awash in oil, does America need a large reserve?

    WASHINGTON America's newly abundant onshore energy supplies are rekindling debate over whether there is too much crude oil, or the right kind, held in the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Crude oil is the lifeblood of the global economy, and the...
  • SCC says climate change plan could mean billions in higher energy costs

    SCC says climate change plan could mean billions in higher energy costs
    Proposed federal rules meant to cut carbon emissions and address climate change would cost more than $6 billion to comply with in Virginia, according to a State Corporation Commission review that dubbed the rules "arbitrary, capricious, unsupported and...
  • Norfolk Southern reports 16 percent boost in third-quarter profit

    Norfolk Southern reports 16 percent boost in third-quarter profit
    Norfolk-based Norfolk Southern reported Wednesday a 16 percent jump in third-quarter profit compared to the same time last year. Profit for the railway company increased from last year's third quarter of $482 million to $559 million this year. Diluted...
  • The vanishing monarch butterfly

    The vanishing monarch butterfly
    Nearly every autumn, I head to the hills to band and release hawks, eagles and other powerful raptors as they ride the mountains' updraft on their southern migration. While there, I always used to marvel at another autumnal migrant, tiny but no less...
  • Factbox: China's reform tally since November 2013 policy meeting

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's leadership unveiled a blueprint for some of the most comprehensive economic and social reforms in nearly 30 years in November 2013. Implementation since then has been slow but steady. China has eschewed riskier, game-...
  • Environmentalists: 'This pipeline is not a done deal'

    When they started to scatter out of the meeting, many grabbed a green lawn sign to stake on their property. "Pipelines: Delivering pollution 24/7/365. Stop the Fracking Pipeline." Some grabbed more than one to give to neighbors. For those who...
  • Private sector meteorology sees boost from energy companies

    When it comes to guessing the weather, energy companies are throwing less caution to the wind. Analysts and experts say energy companies are increasingly seeking out private firms to provide weather prediction models to inform their decision-making....